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and local officials secretary kathleen sebelius played cheerleader. >> we're on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of this month. that was our commitment. >> reporter: the goal was to handle 50,000 users on the site as one time. as many as 800,000 in a 24-our period. we went online to see how healthcare.gov is working. as the white house promised it seems to be running more smoothly. but the administration admits there could still be logjams and they're testing a new system that would put people in a queue and let them know their estimated wait time. as the website improves the push is on to get young people especially to sign up. they're healthier and can offset the costs of covering older americans. and the campaign to urge moms to enroll their kids in healthcare. and on the other side some conservative groups are pushing young people to skip coverage. as of now the administration has not released numbers on how many young people have signed up for coverage. the next few weeks will be critical for obamacare. anyone who wants health insurance
in this country. that's not something that we're going to do. >> on the conference call, health secretary kathleen sebelius played cheerleader. >> we're definitely on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of this month. that was our commitment. >> the goal is to handle 50,000 users at the site on one time. as many as 800,000 in a 24-hour period. we went online to see how healthcare.gov is working, and as the white house promised, it seems to be running more smoothly. the administration admits there could still be log jams and they're testing new systems that would put people in a queue to let them know their anticipated wait time. >> they're hoping young people will sign up. they're healthier and will offset the cost of older americans. and encourage moms to enroll in obamacare. there are provocative ads developed by non-profits. >> ahead on al jazeera america. measurement of success and failure in the global fight against a.i.d.s. >> and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> every sunday night, al jazeera america presents... gripping films from the world's top
. kathleen sebelius wrote a blog o ahead of the deadline. now. some highlights on the screen f for you and all of our viewers g now. i want you to see, she's put a shopping theme to getting is coverage on the website once it goes live, she says the product is popular, so avoid the lines and shop healthcare.gov during off-peak hours, morningings, nights, weekends. then the next point is, have your income and tax informationb ready whener you logon. and there are 23 shopping days in december for coverage starting january 1, 2014. no need to rush. unless you've got a cancellation notice and you are desperate to get health care. your thoughts? >> isn't it very amazing that wi have the united states federal government that is starting to r sound like a very cheap retailer. i don't think that once again helps the confidence and credibility of this administration. and no little gimmick is going u to solve this issue.budget o the american people are very ino concerned. even when you think about what the congressional budget office says, ten years into this lost they're saying there will stil
a look at something with me. i don't know if you caught this today, congressman. kathleen sebelius wrote a blog ahead the deadline which we know now is a moving target with thought an extension and shut it down overnight. highlights on the screen for you and all of our viewers now. i just want you to see she has kind of put a shopping theme to getting coverage on healthcare.gov once it goes live again. a holiday shopping theme. she says the product is popular. so avoid the lines and shop healthcare.gov during off peak hours, morning, nights, weekends. that sounds like a lot of hours. sounds like it's going to be crowded which gets them back into the problem they were trying to avoid. next point is have your income and tax information ready when you log on. 23 shopping days in december for coverage starting january 1st, 2014. no need to rush, unless, of course, you have got a cancellation notice and you are desperate to get healthcare before the first. your thoughts? >> well, isn't it amazing united states government sharp retailer. i don't think that helps the confidence and credibility
services secretary kathleen sebelius that's been the face of the administration's effort to recover from the failed launch of the health care website said people should shop off peak hours, mornings, knights, weekends. >> it tell mess that the system isn't fully baked. this system should be able to accommodate as many people that want to go on as possible. >> i'm going to make sure we get it fixed. >> reporter: the administration's goal of making sure the website can support 50,000 users at one time by the end of saturday is not the best way to measure success. >> 50,000 is not a number that is unheard of for websites to be able to support at one time. so i think the challenge is not just the number of users, but whether there's still bugs in the system that will present the process from running smoothly. >> a health care official said the site can surveillance spo sport -- support 50,000 users now and it operates more quickly. it used to take 8 seconds for a page to load and now just milaseconds. the white house tweeted a video showing parents encouraging an adult son to sign up. >> we
. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius today blogged that people should shop health care.gov during off-peak hours -- morning, nights, weekends. not a vote of confidence says luke chung. >> it tells me the system isn't fully baked. this system should be able to accommodate as many people that want to get on as possible. >> what i'm going to do is make sure we get it fixed. >> reporter: chung says the administration's goal of making sure the website can support 50,000 users at one time by the end of saturday is not the best way to measure success. >> 50,000 is not a number that is unheard of for websites to support at one time. so i think the challenge is not just the number of users but whether there are still bugs in the system that will prevent the process from running smoothly. >> reporter: late this afternoon a health care official said the site can support close to 50,000 users now and cited other progress, the error rate once 6% less than 1%. the website used to take eight seconds for a page to load. now just milliseconds. >> what do they want to talk to me about? >
kathleen sebelius and others have said about it over the years? >> i happen to be a proponent of single payer health care. we may not get there immediately. >> i'm all for a single payer system. what we have to do is work with what we've got to close the gap. >> obama care is a step in the right direction and we're far from having something that's going to work. >> myself would have preferred single payer or public option. but this was a compromise. >> is that the end game all along? bob, wasn't it their goal to get single payer as a part of obama care. there wasn't enough democratic votes when they were trying to push it through. they wanted a public option to be able to compete in the insurance marketplace and the insurance industry went crazy and they dropped it because of that. that had always been something that a lot of us wanted and when the democrats took over both the house and the senate and the white house there was still hope you could push that through and then it became clear the insurance companies weren't going to allow that so they fell back under obama care. >> eric, w
. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is hoping to increase the odds for success. she posted shopg tips onlishopp online. this is a definite work in progress. >> and determining how much the website has improved after tomorrow might be tough. the administration only releases enrollment numbers once a month. >> it is now the third day of the busiest holiday shopping weekend of the year and today the attention turns away from big retailers that are popular on black friday. small business saturday could mean big business for the local econom economy. david went to alexandria where small is the new black. >> reporter: this old town store always looks a lot like christmas. >> it's a christmas angel. >> reporter: these sisters run the shop. used to belong to their parents. >> she is older. i'm younger. i let her think she is in charge and i make the decisions. >> and it worked. beautifully. >> reporter: but there's pressure to keep this family business alive. >> it's all been all or nothing. we do more than half of our business in the last three months of the year. >> we hav
secretary kathleen sebelius played cheerleader. >> we are on track to play a different user experience by the end of the month. that was the commitment. >> the goal is to handle 50,000 users on the site at one time. 800,000 in a this-hour period. >> we went on line to see how healthcare.gov is working. as the white house promised, it seems to be running more smoothly. they are testing a system that would put people in a queue and let them know the estimated wait time. >> as the website improves the push is on to get young people to sign up. they are healthier and can offset the cost of covering older americans. an aarp campaign calls on mums to urge kids to enrol in obamacare. there are provocative ads developed by two colorado non-profits. on the other side conservative groups pushed young people to skip coverage. as of now the administration has not released numbers on how many young people signed up for coverage. the next two weeks will be critical for obamacare. anyone that wants health insurance starting in january will need to enrol by december 23rdrd. >> north korea has released
. this is not a relaunch of the obama in care web site. wait a second, wasn't it kathleen sebelius say to congress this was a magic day. we have been waiting three years, hundreds of millions of dollars this is the day and it's not going to work. here is the question. why hasn't she been fired? >> why has no one been fired for this debacle inside the white house? >> rejiggering and creating a war room. jeffrey zions creating war room to look at the engineering. no one was fired. instead what they did was brought them all together in one room so they can work more collaboratively. >> she got up in front of congress saying november 30th this will be done and if not, today is the day, we have 55 minutes until this relaunch and it's not going to work. >> success is only 80%, mind you. if it's working 80% for the majority of the people for the majority of the time then it's going to, with. i think it's a lot easier to reboot a web sight though than it is to, you know, power down or to reboot the trust of the american people what's that what allen west is saying about this. the president's credibility i
. >> on a conference call with state and local officials health secretary kathleen sebelius played cheerleader. >> we are on track to have a different user experience by the end of this month. that was the commitment >> the goal is to handle 50,000 users on the site at one time. as many as 800,000 in a 24 hour period. >> we went online to see how healthcare.gov is working. it seems to be running more smoothly. the administration admits there could be log jams and are testing a new season that could put people in a cue. as the website improves the push is on to get young people to sign up. they are healthier and con offset the costs of older parents. kids have been urged to enrol in obamacare. there are provocative adds. and on the other side some conservative groups are pushing young people to skip coverage. as of now the administration has not released numbers on how many young people signed up for coverage. the next two weeks are critical. anyone that wants health insurance will need to enrol. >> a spokesperson for the group that operates the site says it needs more walk. it will be online tomorr
is supposed to be ready, health and human service secretary kathleen sebelius tried to downplay expectations on friday blogging that people should shop healthcare.gov during off-peak hours and mornings and nights and weekends. >> the system either works or it doesn't work. >> reporter: software expert luke chunk says the website can support 50,000 users at once by day's end is not the way to measure success. >> the 50,000 number they have put out is a little ambiguous. what one wants to know is how many people per hour could get through the system. >> reporter: administration officials say there has been progress. the error rate once at 6% has dropped to less than 1% and the website now operates much more quickly. it used to take eight seconds for a page to load. now just milliseconds. but with glitches and error signs still being reported, health insurance representatives say a lot of work left. >> it discourages enrollment. >> reporter: officials say success will be when the health care website encourages enrollment. the site will be off line again todd tonight as top officials working on
10:00 p.m. last night till 9:00 a.m. this morning. you have kathleen sebelius blogging tips for health care customers. she's saying go at off peak times. they want to avoid a traffic meltdown. is it safe to say there is still concern this site could crash? >> it seems like there's still some concern. i guess the number that they've used is they want -- they hope that up to 50,000 would use it at any one time. that if you get beyond that number, you could have problems. so i guess what we urge people to do is to go on the website, if you really have to. if you are in greater need. i wouldn't encourage people just to browse for their own purposes if they don't need coverage on health care. but ideally, i think you want the website to handle more than the 50,000 the administration says it can handle at this time. >> pennsylvania senator bob casey, thanks for joining us on this holiday weekend. >>, that, alex. >>> a life snapped in focus. a place in history, to russia with love and a reason to pinch yourself. by the end of this week's best of office politics, you're going to lea
should also point out, trying to lower expectations. you have h.h.s. secretary kathleen sebelius blogging that this is not a magical date. this is not going to be a relaunch of the website. top officials saying there are still going to be problems with healthcare.gov after today. but, again, they say, look, this is going to be a significant improvement. we expect to get an official update from the administration during a conference call that they'll hold tomorrow. that's when we're hoping to get some metrics so we can actually determine how much success there has been. >> that success and also you mentioned critics. some critics will criticize no matter what this president does. but in large part, does the administration think once you get the website, this overhaul, if you will, quote, unquote, it starts working properly, that some of the falling poll numbers and some of the president's woes attached to the website will go away? >> reporter: absolutely. and president obama spoke to this point during an exclusive interview with abc's bar ra walters. he says he thinks he's on the right sid
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